At the stadium «Stade de France» started the opening ceremony of Euro 2016

The opening ceremony of the European championship on football of 2016, which will be held in France, started at the stadium «Stade de France», located in the Paris suburb of Saint-Denis.

It is reported by R-Sport.

The largest fan zone of Euro 2016 was opened under the Eiffel tower

The opening ceremony will be attended by over 600 people. The opening will take place the match of the tournament between France and Romania.

The European championship will take place from 10 June to 10 July.

As reported, under Euro two arenas will be used in Paris, although the Stade de France is technically in the Paris suburb of Saint — Denis. Eight arenas will host games in other cities — Marseille, Lyon, Villeneuve-d’ascq (Lille satellite), lens, Bordeaux, St Etienne, Toulouse and nice.

In the competition for the first time in history will participate 24 teams. In the last Euro 2012 in Ukraine and Poland fighting for the title of strongest led 16 teams. In this tournament the teams will be divided into 6 groups — 4 band. The top two teams from each main round group at the tournament will automatically get into the playoffs, 1/8 final. It will also make their way the four best teams from among 3rd-and place.

Starting from 1/8 finals team will compete at the system shootout.

Team Ukraine plays in Group C where its rivals will be teams of Germany (June 12), Northern Ireland (June 16) and Poland (21 June).

The largest fan zone of Euro 2016 was opened under the Eiffel tower

In Paris with the stars of French popular music and iconic DJ David Guetta took place the official opening of the largest Euro 2016 fan zones on the Champ de Mars at the Eiffel tower, reports «UKRINFORM».

The organizers of Euro 2016 a few days before the ceremony, handed out thousands of free 83 invitations in the fan zone. A few hours before the start of the program all the lawns of the Champs de Mars at the foot of the Eiffel tower were occupied by spectators. In order to access the fan area, guests had to go through several checks of security personnel under the strict control of the police and gendarmerie.

In the Prefecture of police of Paris announced that a single incident during the opening of the fan zone were recorded.

In General, the fan zone is located not area of over 130 thousand square meters (equals the area of 30 football fields). Playground is designed for 92 thousand fans, she has one huge and 8 additional screens.

The fan zone will be conditionally divided into four sectors: the viewing area, entertainment, restaurants and the media. To get to it will be via one of the seven inputs. The safety in the fan zone will be watched by 400 private security guards and 40 cameras. To work in the fan zone will also be attracted by 100 lifeguards. The Playground will be open to fans only in days of carrying out of matches of the championship.

After sunset, the organizers of Euro 2016 have illuminated the Eiffel tower, the colors of the flags of the countries participating in the finals of the European football championship, and then in the fan area there was a concert with participation of famous French stars of popular music, which was attended by 11 artists based on the number of football players) .

Today in this largest, and two fan zones (the capital of the stadium «Parc des princes» and the «Stade de France») will be watching the first match of Euro 2016 with teams from France and Romania.

At the stadium «Stade de France» started the opening ceremony of Euro 2016 11.06.2016

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